Struck by Mine near Tunsia
At 0605 29 June, when about 10 miles from her destination, Redwing was rocked by an underwater explosion which tore a large hole in her hull just below the bridge. Five officers and eight enlisted men were blown overboard. She began to list dangerously and the order was given to abandon ship. The four YT's received the crew and recovered two injured officers, two wounded enlisted men, and the body of one other enlisted man.